Nokia’s new Digital Radio Headset
Nokia announces a new accessory for the Nokia N8, C7 and other Symbian^3 teammates, which utilize the phone’s USB-On-The-Go feature to add extra hardware and software features.
The DAB digital radio headset measures 55 x 23 x 14.5mm and weighs 30.5g, it offers a much clearer reception, less interference and better sound quality than traditional analogue radio and supports the emerging DAB+ standard, which uses a more efficient audio codec.
The headset works with the Nokia N8, C7, E7, C6-01 and future Symbian^3 devices that offer the USB-On-The-Go function, it also offers call-handling, channel and volume controls. The device comes with ergonomic, in-ear headphone and can also be used with your own headphones provided they have a 3.5mm jack. The radio software offers various functions such as: Smart Tuning, which automatically chooses the clearest reception in cases where your chosen station exists on alternative frequencies, also to choose and save stations, shows artist and track information etc. It will either be included on your mobile device or be downloadable from Ovi Store and the device’s support pages.
The headset will become available in the fourth quarter 2010 stating from the UK.